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The Chinese word deng - 灯 - dēng
(lamp in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

dēng

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English translations

lamp, burner, electronic tube,
light, lantern

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Chinese characters  ( deng / dēng ) with pronunciation (English translation: lamp )
灯 ( deng / dēng ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

fire  |  beacon
灯 ( deng / dēng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 986)
Chinese example words containing the character 灯 ( deng / dēng )
交通灯 ( jiāotōngdēng = traffic light ), 灯塔 ( dēngtă = lighthouse ), 床头灯 ( chuángtóudēng = bedside lamp ), 灯笼 ( dēnglong = lantern ), 绿灯 ( lǜdēng = green light ), 红绿灯 ( hónglǜdēng = traffic lights ), 灯节 ( dēngjié = Lantern Festival ), 电灯 ( diàndēng = lamp ), 灯具 ( dēngjù = lamps and lanterns ), 闪光灯 ( shănguāngdēng = flashlight )
Other characters that are pronounced dēng in Chinese
More words that mean lamp in Chinese
diàndēng ( 电灯 )

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